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Sarah Jane Higgins

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  Sarah Jane Higgins
I took a very indirect route into this role as it was vital that I understood all aspects of the business in order to perform the tasks and responsibilities required of me. I would therefore advise anyone who is looking to get into the area of compliance to study a law related course and then apply for a management position in any area of the business, as companies tend to value experience within the business as opposed to you coming straight out of college. I had no idea when I joined the Sales department that I would be given the opportunity to use my degree so you never know what opportunities may present themselves.
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DT557
International Business and Languages - (Spanish)

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Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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4 Years
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390

2014 Points

390

Change from 2013: 

15

Points History:

2013 - 375
2012 - 365
2011 - 370
2010 - 350
2009 - 350
2008 - 330
2007 - 320
2006 - 255
2005 - 305
2004 - 330
2003 -
2002 - 330
2001 - 350
2000 - 350

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This course offers students the opportunity to study two foreign languages with a full range of business subjects, and to spend their third year abroad.


 
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5 Distinctions


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With the increasing globalisation of world markets and the dependency of the global economy on international trade, it is essential that students develop the linguistic skills, critical thinking skills, and business skills required. Students who successfully complete the programme will be equipped to play a key role in companies and organisations seeking out new markets and/or expanding within them.

Graduates will be equally well suited to the demands of all business organisations from small and medium-sized enterprises to multinational concerns.



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